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Newsletter - October 12, 2021

 

 

 

Ask The Experts: George Shea - Live on Zoom, This Wednesday, October 13, 7pm, ET!
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George Shea, co-founder of Major League Eating and chief executive officer of Shea Communications, has more than 30 years of experience leading business-to-business and consumer public relations efforts in New York City. Before founding Shea Communications in 1997, George represented municipal labor unions, elected officials and election campaigns. Under Shea Communications he focused on live events, real estate and urban planning, with a specialty in culture, events and crisis management.

Beginning in 1991, he developed the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog-Eating Contest, which generates billions of media impressions and which is aired live on ESPN. He serves as host of the event and has been acknowledged for his creativity and media expertise by The New Yorker, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Atlantic Magazine and numerous other media outlets. He has long-term relationships with New York City media and business leaders, and is known for his ability to develop creative and innovative media strategy to support client initiatives.

George will give us a behind the scenes peek at the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest and the world of competitive eating.

Tickets are $5. Click here to purchase.

Ticket sales end on Wednesday, October 13th at 5pm.

A Zoom link to join us online, will be emailed day of the event, between 5pm-6:30pm.

See the schedule of upcoming Ask The Experts here.

Bambi the Mermaid Presents: The 19th Annual Miss Coney Island Pageant, Friday, October 22, 10pm!
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AMAZING NEWS! The world’s most iconic, ironic, irreverent burlesque beauty pageant has been rescheduled for October 22‼️ This years’ performers have worked all quarantine to bring their unique vision of the JOY OF CONEY ISLAND to the stage and we couldn’t be more excited!  It hasn’t been easy to reassemble our cast of beauties after so many trials and tribulations with the Coroney Island Virus but they could not be held back for another year! Come support CIUSA and this years performers as they showcase their love of Coney Island in three over-the-top categories, evening wear, talent and swimwear! This years' host will be MAT FRASER natural-born FREAK superstar and "The  Neptones" will of course be returning as our beloved live band! Tickets will be limited to keep the audience at a safe maximum size and everyone will be VAXXED TO THE MAXX so LET’S DO THIS!!

This years' contestants include Trinity Starlight, Agent Wednesday, Miss Frankie Eleanor, Ivory Fox, and Margo Mayhem! And, extra special  surprise performances from former Miss Coney Island’s GAL FRIDAY and TIGER BAY!!

All attendees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and wear masks.

$35 for a seat in the theater. $15 for a Freak Bar seat live video simulcast (no theater access).

Purchase tickets here.

18 to enter. 21+ with proper I.D. to drink.

All ticket sales are non-refundable and WILL CALL only to be picked up night of performance, at our box office at 1208 Surf Avenue. TICKETS WILL NOT SHIP. There are no extra service fees for online purchase.

Coney Island USA
1208 Surf Avenue

Music Of Curiosities Presents: PNK VLVT WTCH Fest, Saturday, October 23, 9pm! Free with advance reservation!
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Featuring Live Music Sets by
YODA X
PNK VLVT WTCH
RATCHET BY NATURE
ELF OF NYC
MEADOW LE ELLE
BESOMETHINGSOFT

Special Guest Performers
Shay/They
Viruscella

Sideshow Performances by
Faux Pas Le Fae & Aurora North

DJ E-Mood in The Freak Bar

Hosted by Wizard Bitchh

FREE Admission Limited Capacity Event at 50 (Limit 2 tickets per person). Please only reserve a ticket, if you plan to attend!

Fill out this form for free tickets, first come first served. You will receive an email confirmation (check spam folder in case it misses your inbox).

All attendees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and wear masks.

Doors open at 8pm
Showtime 9pm

This Program is made possible by the NEW YORK CITY ARTISTS CORPS.

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Coney Island USA
1208 Surf Avenue

Puppets Come Home! presents: EARTH!, In person at Sideshows by the Seashore and streaming online! Friday, October 29, 9pm, ET!
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LIVE in person at the legendary Sideshows by the Seashore theater at Coney Island USA! (and streaming online)

Join us for our 4th annual Halloween puppet slam!

WHEN: Friday, October 29th, 9pm ET
WHERE: Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave, Brooklyn (and streaming online)
WHO: Adults Only

Marionettes, masks, hand puppets, object theater, burlesque puppets, GIANT puppets, and more! Get ready for a variety of earth-shaking artists!!

FEATURING
Boxcutter Collective
Bruce Cannon
Chinese Theatre Works
Drama of Works
Jenny Hann
Petite Renard
Pnk Vlvt Wtch
Shredding Wench Factory
TaLent Show

Grab a shovel, and come enjoy a variety of spooky puppetry dedicated to EARTH! This show will also be the final installment of our series dedicated to the four classical elements. What goes up, must come down... Fantastic structures have risen and fallen back to the earth in Coney Island, while the seashore holds so many secrets buried in the sand.

TICKETS: $20 in person, $10 streaming online
Purchase tickets here.

**All attendees must be vaccinated and masks are to be worn when not drinking.**

Puppets Come Home! is produced in collaboration with Coney Island USA, and made possible in part by the generosity of The Puppet Slam Network (www.puppetslam.com).

Coney Island USA
1208 Surf Avenue

Music Of Curiosities Presents: The FLUSHING REMONSTRANCE Live Score The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari, Saturday, October 30, 9pm! Free with advance reservation!
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Featuring a Special Opening set by
THEOPHOBIA

Guest Performers
Glitter Macabre
Corvette

DJ & Performance Art in the Freak Bar by
HYDRA PHONIX

Hosted by Pink Velvet Witch

FREE Admission Limited Capacity Event at 50 (Limit 2 tickets per person). Please only reserve a ticket, if you plan to attend!

Fill out this form for free tickets, first come first served. You will receive an email confirmation (check spam folder in case it misses your inbox).

All attendees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and wear masks.

Doors open at 8pm
Showtime 9pm

This Program is made possible by the NEW YORK CITY ARTISTS CORPS.

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Coney Island USA
1208 Surf Avenue

Coney Island USA Online Gift Shop!
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Purchase one of a kind Coney Island items from the comfort of your home, 24/7, at our online gift shop!

Call for entries Coney Island Film Festival 2022!
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indiefilmpage.com and Coney Island USA Present: The 22nd Annual Coney Island Film Festival, September 16 - 18, 2022 at Sideshows by the Seashore and The Coney Island Museum, in the historic Brooklyn neighborhood, Coney Island, New York.

Coney Island Film Festival Voted "One of MovieMaker Magazine's Coolest Film Festivals in the World" and "25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee".

Call for entries 2022 Now Open!

Entry Categories - Drama Short, Comedy Short, Feature, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Horror, Sci-Fi, Music Video, Experimental, Animation

Early Bird Deadline- January 7, 2022
Regular Deadline - March 11, 2022
Late Deadline - May 20, 2022
Extended Late Deadline - June 24, 2022

To enter and for further info visit:
https://filmfreeway.com/ConeyIslandFilmFestival

Become a Member of Coney Island USA!
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Generosity from folks like you ensures that Coney Island USA can continue to bring you innovative Arts programming like the Coney Island Circus Sideshow, The Mermaid Parade, Burlesque at the Beach, The Coney Island Film Festival and the Coney Island Museum, for many years to come.

Click here for further info!

   
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